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Case Study: Hyperstarter

Invest Bristol & Bath are supporting new tech company Hyperstarter as they begin their settlement into the Bristol tech cluster. Hyperstarter is an on-line “one stop shop” for businesses that want to get the very best out of crowdfunding. The company provide a range of support… Read more »

Bristol awarded UNESCO Creative City of Film

Bristol has been awarded UNESCO Creative City of Film status thanks to its Creative and Digital sectors. The city offers 11 international festivals dedicated to film annually, 10 cinemas and two universities providing 28 film-related degrees and is also home to world-leading media, including Aardmann Animations,… Read more »

Bristol cited top of Huawei Smart City Index 2017

Collaboration between Bristol’s tech sector, council and academia has helped it overtake London as the UK’s leading smart city, according to a new index. Navigant Consulting, which was commissioned by Huawei UK to produce the second UK Smart Cities Index, said Bristol’s success was a direct… Read more »

Venturefest Bristol and Bath Finale – October 17th 2017

Venturefest Bristol and Bath concluded with a one day conference at Watershed, in Bristol, on 17th October 2017. The event saw over 400 delegates attend throughout the day to: network; listen to seminars; collaborate and seek new lines of investment. Key highlights included: Keynotes from Tim… Read more »

Venturefest Bristol and Bath – October 17th 2017

Over the last eight months Venturefest Bristol & Bath 2017 has explored with the region’s tech community the opportunities and barriers to business as cities digitise and become smart. On October 17th we close this eight month exploration with a wide ranging conference combined with the… Read more »

Venturefest Bristol & Bath September Events

Venturefest Bristol and Bath continues unabated with a strong line-up of events in September. From cyber security, to diversity in the workplace, and how Bristol is preparing to be a Smart City, there are plenty of ways to engage with Venturefest before the final conference on… Read more »

South Gloucestershire proves innovation is the key to business

The South Gloucestershire 7th Annual Business Forum took place at Bristol & Bath Science Park on 5th July 2017. The event, which is aimed at SMEs in the area, provides opportunity for networking and collaboration along with the chance to hear from local businesses. This year’s… Read more »

Unit DX welcomes new tenants

Two pioneering Bristol companies, Ziylo and NuNano, members of SETsquared Bristol, have become the first tenants to take up residence at the newly launched Unit DX science incubator. The redeveloped industrial unit in St Philips had sat empty for almost three years before it was converted… Read more »

Secret Escapes arrive in the region

Invest Bristol and Bath have been working with Secret Escapes to help them locate to the region. The IBB team have also assisted with talent recruitment and the promotion of the company as a great place to work. In order to announce their arrival and to find… Read more »

South West Aerospace at Paris Air Show June 2017

The South West Aerospace sector will be exhibiting at Paris Air Show from the 19th – 23rd June 2017. As a sector, Aerospace and Advanced Engineering in the UK South West is worth over £7 billion. We are at the forefront of innovative product development and… Read more »